Category: News

  • OPEC Meeting: Statement from Minister Savage

    OPEC Meeting: Statement from Minister Savage

    Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued the following statement on yesterday’s OPEC+ meeting: “Yesterday Alberta participated in a video meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). “We are cautiously pleased to see that OPEC+ has agreed to reduce production by 10 million barrels per day. “During the past weeks, we have met […]

  • Alberta RCMP Reminds Drivers and Motorcyclists to Take a Breath and Slow Down

    Alberta RCMP Reminds Drivers and Motorcyclists to Take a Breath and Slow Down

    Edmonton – This April, Alberta RCMP reminds Albertans that speeding is not only driving at speeds beyond posted legal limits, but also driving too fast for weather, road and traffic conditions. Speeding behaviours put everyone at risk: drivers, passengers and other road users. Alberta RCMP wants drivers to put the brakes on speeding and encourages everyone […]

  • Fair Vote Canada Appeals to Party Leaders to Cooperate

    Fair Vote Canada Appeals to Party Leaders to Cooperate

    Fair Vote Canada is appealing for parties to step up collaboration and cooperation during the COVID-19 crisis, calling on Canadians to add their names in support. “The critical months ahead in Canada will put our leaders to the test, forcing them to choose between the old habits of power-hoarding and partisan point-scoring, or working together for […]

  • Legislature to Reconvene to Discuss Legislation Supporting Albertans

    Legislature to Reconvene to Discuss Legislation Supporting Albertans

    Government House Leader Jason Nixon will call Alberta MLAs back to the legislature on Tuesday, March 31, to debate important legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting Albertans, and the province’s economic future. “These are unprecedented and challenging times for Albertans, but our government is here to guide our province through the COVID-19 pandemic with […]

  • Expanded Role for Associate Minister Nally

    Expanded Role for Associate Minister Nally

    Dale Nally has been sworn in as Alberta’s Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity. The Associate Minister will now be responsible for overseeing Alberta’s electricity sector – in addition to natural gas and petrochemicals. The effective operation of Alberta’s natural gas and electricity systems is critical for our province’s health-care response to the COVID-19 […]

  • To the Cliff’s Edge and Back

    To the Cliff’s Edge and Back

    (March 24, 2020) Fair Vote Canada is greatly relieved that the government appears to be backing down on its unseemly power grab in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As a movement dedicated to improving democratic governance in Canada, one of Fair Vote Canada’s main concerns is the phenomenon of false-majority governments: governments with virtually unbridled […]

  • Cochrane RCMP: Break-and-enter in Bragg Creek; Police Collision

    Cochrane RCMP: Break-and-enter in Bragg Creek; Police Collision

    Cochrane RCMP Seek Assistance in Break and Enter Investigation On March 22, 2020 at approximately 0100 AM, Cochrane RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter at a gas station in Bragg Creek, AB.  At least two suspects broke into the store in an effort to gain access to the ATM inside.  One of […]

  • Alberta Liberal Party: We Can Get Through This Together

    Alberta Liberal Party: We Can Get Through This Together

    David Khan, Leader of the Alberta Liberal Party On behalf of the Alberta Liberal Party, I hope you are all staying well during these extremely difficult times. Albertans are facing an unprecedented global crisis. The entire world will be impacted for months and possibly years. It’s vital that we do all we can to stay […]

  • Alberta RCMP Suspend all Non-critical Front Counter Services

    Alberta RCMP Suspend all Non-critical Front Counter Services

    Alberta RCMP provides update on detachment services amidst COVID-19 spread – UPDATE Edmonton – Effective immediately, Alberta RCMP detachments will be modifying service delivery at front counters and restricting access to public spaces within RCMP facilities. Signage will be displayed at all exterior public entrances reflecting the following: ·                     In order to prioritize essential policing services and […]

  • Strathmore RCMP on Scene of a Fatal Collision

    Strathmore RCMP on Scene of a Fatal Collision

    Strathmore, Alta. – Strathmore RCMP continue to remain on the scene of a multiple vehicle fatality that occurred on Glenmore Trail west of Highway 791. On March 18, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Strathmore RCMP received a call of a multiple vehicle collision between a tow truck and an SUV. Preliminary investigation indicates a tow truck […]

  • Alberta RCMP Provides Update on Detachment Services Amidst COVID-19 Spread

    Alberta RCMP Provides Update on Detachment Services Amidst COVID-19 Spread

    Edmonton – In light of recent developments and evolving information surrounding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Alberta RCMP detachments and offices may defer or arrange to provide alternatives for certain services normally delivered in a Detachment. These measures are being taken as the safety of Albertans and our employees is our number one priority. This practice […]

  • Update 2: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta

    Update 2: COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta

    (March 15 at 4:30 p.m.) Aggressive additional public health measures are being implemented provincewide to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Albertans, after new cases appear to be spreading into community settings. Latest updates Effective immediately, student attendance at schools is prohibited. Post-secondary classes are cancelled. Campuses will remain open. All licensed child care […]

  • Update 1: COVID-19 in Alberta (March 14 at 3:30 pm)

    Update 1: COVID-19 in Alberta (March 14 at 3:30 pm)

    Ten additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 39. Six of the new cases are in Calgary Zone and four are in Edmonton Zone. Two of the new cases, one in Edmonton Zone and the other in Calgary Zone, have been admitted into intensive care. […]

  • Alberta to Focus on Jobs, Health, Economy at First Ministers’ Meeting

    Alberta to Focus on Jobs, Health, Economy at First Ministers’ Meeting

    Premier Jason Kenney will emphasize job protection and economic relief for workers and employers threatened by COVID-19 and the international oil price war as he joins federal, provincial and territorial leaders in Ottawa at the First Ministers’ Meeting. “Alberta and Canada are currently in uncharted territory, facing an economic crisis complicated by a public health threat, […]

  • Statement from MP for Lakeland Shannon Stubbs: Alberta Environmental Stewardship

    Statement from MP for Lakeland Shannon Stubbs: Alberta Environmental Stewardship

    Shannon Stubbs – Member of Parliament for Lakeland, rose in the house (Mon, March 9) to make a statement concerning Alberta’s track record on the environment. Stubbs read a shortlist of historical facts in terms of Alberta as a first mover on environmental stewardship and legislation in Canada. Alberta earns the first place in Canadian, […]